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Dallas ISD partners with SMU for teacher professional development

Dallas ISD will fund tuition for 150 district teachers to attend a three-week long professional development at the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education at Southern Methodist University this summer. The teacher professional development training will support novice, progressing and distinguished

TEDxSMUWomen set for May 28

TEDxSMU is hosting an all-day event featuring live and simulcast speakers focused on women and women’s issues at the Hughes-Trigg Student Center Thursday, May 28. The gathering at SMU will serve as an umbrella for TEDWomen 2015, a live simulcast TED

The Law, the Constitution, and same-sex couples

On June 4, Joseph F. Kobylka, associate professor of Political Science and director of Undergraduate Studies, will discuss the impact of the pending case and imminent decision being made by the Supreme Court for same sex couples in Texas and

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama to Visit Dallas

On July 1, 2015, SMU and the George W. Bush Presidential Center, in conjunction with the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth, will present “A Conversation with His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama.” Tickets for the event are now available at

SMU camps offer skills, experience – and summer fun

As North Texas parents look ahead to the summer break, Southern Methodist University prepares its annual slate of summer camps. Kids and teens have the opportunity to participate in athletic programs, learn with LEGO® and explore interests in everything from

SMU physicists present ‘Physics Circus’

Local elementary and middle school students got a physics lesson in a fun atmosphere at SMU’s Physics Circus, presented by faculty in SMU’s Department of Physics.

Lyle Engineering Camp at SMU presented by Time Warner Cable

The Lyle School of Engineering at SMU is excited to announce that through generous funding provided by Time Warner Cable they are offering 3 sessions of Engineering Summer Camp at no cost to students who will be entering the 7th and

Peruna Paint Project encourages students to think about college

SMU students and alumni give back to the community through the Peruna Paint Project at Lee A. McShan Elementary School in northeastern Dallas on April 11, 2015. This is the second Peruna Paint Project, done to encourage students to think about college

SMU-led seismology team reveals Azle findings

An SMU-led seismology team finds that high volumes of wastewater injection combined with saltwater (brine) extraction from natural gas wells is the most likely cause of earthquakes occurring near Azle, Texas, from late 2013 through spring 2014. The study, “Causal Factors

Bridge the Gap brings chamber music to South Dallas kids

Bridge the Gap Chamber Players is at it again. Founded in 2011 by 10 current and former SMU Meadows students, the group is known for bringing chamber music into unexpected settings. On April 11, it will bring its brand of

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